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Conditions Associated with Autism

There are a number of concerns that often accompany someone with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), otherwise known as autism. Sensory Problems When children’s perceptions are accurate, they can learn...
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How Asperger’s Disorder is Diagnosed

Asperger’s Disorder (also known as Asperger’s Syndrome, or AS), like other pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs), involves delays and deviant patterns of behavior in multiple areas of functioning, that often...
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How Autism is Diagnosed

Although there are many concerns about labeling a young child with an autism spectrum disorder, the earlier the diagnosis of autism is made, the earlier needed interventions can begin....
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Asperger’s Disorder

Asperger’s Disorder is the term for a specific type of pervasive developmental disorder which is characterized by problems in development of social skills and behavior. In the past, many...
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Treatment of Autism

There is no single best treatment package for all children with ASD. One point that most professionals agree on is that early intervention is important; another is that most...
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Medications for Autism

Medications are often used to treat behavioral problems, such as aggression, self-injurious behavior, and severe tantrums, that keep the person with an autism spectrum disorder (“autism”) from functioning more...
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